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FOX Business
Dec 8, 2013 2:00am EST
care law, this time pushing back the deadline for small business exchange. now the president is catching heat for tweaking the law without the approval of congress, even from some folks who voted for him. >> the problem with what the president is doing is that he's not simply posing a danger to the constitutional system. he >> rich, is john on the mark here? >> yes, he is. obama is making unilateral changes to a piece of legislation and the problem is where is the check and balance on that, wherere the limits, what's to prevent him from changing the law entirety. i realize it's a little bit of a grey area but obama has gone overboard on this. >> rick, doesn't this bothers i some way. >> this is somethiig that's gone on throughout our modern history. in this case though what troubles me is if you read the affordable care act, this does permit these things to be done by the executive branch. there . >> jonathan turly says it's against the constitution. there have been changes and tweaks done by the president. is this wrong? >> it's wrong. we are the united states of america, no
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
its protections are. and most importantly, how people can sign up. i know people call this law obama care. and that's okay. because i do care. and -- i do. >> that event highlighting the crucial importance of getting young people to sign up for coverage under the affordable care act. but it is this president's earlier address that offered the clearest picture yet of the president's second-term priorities. with the health care law just one part of a vision focused on greater economic equality. and for this president, it's a political mission that's rooted in the personal. >> the combined trends of increased inequality and decreasing mobility pose a fundamental threat to the american dream, our way of life and what we stand for around the globe. so what drives me is a grand son, a son, a father, as an american, is to make sure that every striving, hard-working, optimistic kid in america has the same incredible chance that this country gave me. >> in addition to the president's policy achievements, including the affordable care act, the president offered his support for raising the fede
SFGTV
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
's no retrofitting for the application of the date >> right the law will only apply to demolitions, aefgsz or mergers conversions depending on which ordinance after the effective date it will only go into effect after the effective day and when can you demolish and xhoerg and when you're looking at that question from january all ask was there a no fault eviction within 10 years. >> we wanted to prevent there to be an incentive on the evocation between with october 24th date and the passing of the legislation. knowing this legislation could be passed that would h have led to a number of evictions before the deadline between the implementation date of the ordinance. this came up a couple weeks ago when we were hearing a conversion for a foe. when we found out there's a history of the oifls eviction it looked like the landlord had rushed to get a eviction date before the ordinance went into effect. i agree we should have the diet be set at the point when tolerates public notice we don't want to see this before the holiday. that was meant to prevent that very thing we saw a couple weeks ago at the full
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm EST
to people who have law degrees and up and exiting all the way to the supreme court for two decades. our goal if you want to have one base you want to learn about the supreme court, you will come to us, and we will give you link us to tony's articles, to pete's pieces on nbc, and we can be a public good about the supreme court. >> if you would, tell us about how this began. you venture off to create a blog. what was in your mind? >> it was started by accident, as many good things are. amy and i0 years ago, were sitting at our house, and i thought, hey, there is this thing called blogging about which you can start for free, and why don't we start one about the supreme court. the idea being we were practicing in front of the stream court, and my theory was that if we were to develop a web presence about the supreme court that people would look to us and say, gosh, these are the experts, we should hire them for our supreme court case. that was utterly wrong and terribly foolish. it turns out to be not true at all, but that was the idea. we, like so many people, started with that the cost of dist
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am EST
-relations healthcare.gov. republicans will continue to law,tigate the health care holding for hearings today on its rollout. the white house is coming under pressure to hold someone under accountable for the failures. republicans, (202) 585-3881. democrats, (202) 585-3880. all others, (202) 585-3882. let me begin with the new york times story this morning, considering which heads may roll for the website. the white house is under mounting pressure from democrats and close allies to hold a accountable person botched rollout of president obama's signature domestic achievement and determine who should be fired. some of those names are familiar to you have have been watching the hearings on capitol hill as some of them have testified about what went wrong with the rollout and to knew what and when there would be problems. we will go outside of washington. we have for the calls inside the beltway. think? you according to the new york times, the president is under mounting pressure from democrats. numbers. the phone you can also post your comments on facebook.com/c-span and tweet us. times,ng to the new
FOX Business
Dec 8, 2013 1:00am EST
to be socked with a hefty price tag because of the law. maybe that's why only 22% of uninsured mill len yells plan to sign up for it. gary b., you say that all means we're facing a bigger price tag. >> brenda, absolutely, look the whole foundation of obama care is to get the young healthy people to pay higher premiums. in fact, subsidize the program for the older ones who really need the obama care. i mean, really need the medical attention. so, for example, you're going to see an average 21-year-old see their premium increase about 81%. in fact, almost aoss the board, even with the subsidies that the government's throwing out, they're going to see catastrophic increases in what they're going to pay. so what are they going to do? they're going to say, look, i'm not going to pay that money. i'm healthy. i'm 21 years old. i'll pay the fine. which, by the way, i don't see how the irs is going to collect anyway, they have no mechanism to collect that. let's just say they can collect it. that's going to be a mere pittance as opposed to what they should be paying in. what's going to happen? obama c
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
took earlier. >> your average viewer want's to actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. >> two former police officers are now on trial for beating the -- the beating death of a mentally ill homeless man in california. [screaming. >> the officers are facing charges from involuntary manslaughter to murder in the death of kelly thomas. two years ago, officers were seen on video punching and kicking the man at a bus depot. they say the man had been acting violently. another camera caught the reaction of witnesses nearby. >> all of this. >> what happened? >> i have no idea. i know what the guy did. they were pulling his hair, kicking the (bleep) out of him. >> really? >> yeah. >> in the video of the beating, kelly thomas can be heard screaming out for his father. ron thomas spoke with joey chin on "america tonight" abo
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am PST
's time to ensure our collective bargaining laws function as they're supposed to so unions have a level playing field to organize for a better deal for workers and better wages for the middle class. it's time to pass the paycheck fairness act so women will have more tools to fight pay discrimination. it's time to pass the employment nondiscrimination act so workers can't be fired for who they are or who they love. and even though we're bringing manufacturing jobs back to america, we're creating more good paying jobs in education and health care and business services. we know that we're going to have a greater and greater portion of our people in the service sector. and we know that there are airport workers and fast food workers and nurse assistants and retail sales people who work their tails off and are still living at or barely above poverty. and that's why it's well past the time to raise a minimum wage that in real terms right now is below where it was when harry truman was in office. [ applause ] this shouldn't be an ideological question. you know, it was adam smith, the father of
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
and republicans coming together to launch the interstate freeway system, signed into law by president eisenhower, subsequent roads, transit and water investments helped fuel our economy and tie the nation together. more recently, the failure to address long-term funding has also been bipartisan. the bush administration ignored strong recommendations from their own private sector experts that they impaneled to give advice. although the obama administration did request and employ some modest funding in the recovery act and has proposed an infrastructure bank and talked extensively and i think sincerely about the need for investment, what has been lacking has been a specific concrete proposal from either party to address infrastructure financing in america. while the political maneuvering has secured here in washington, the gap in the highway trust fund has been growing and conditions of our roads, bridges and transit systems have been deteriorating. this puts america at a competitive disadvantage, complicates the movement of goods and people and contributes to congestion and pollution. at the same
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
bills, but trying to defund the health care law would be more productive. host: thank you for joining us this morning. guest: thank you for having me. >> on update on the defense bill. then the house meets at 5:00. on the agenda, requiring a study of state child abuse penalties. >> i got upset with the they coveredause my mental health work the first few meetings i had, and then they never showed up anymore, and one day i was walking in the downstairs floor in the white house and met this woman who was one of the press people. nobody ever covers my meeting. she said, is not just a sexy issue. we toured the country, found out what was needed, developed legislation, and past the mental health assistance act of 1980 -- healththe mental assistance act of 1980, and it passed to congress. one of the greatest disappointments of my life, it was never implemented. first lady rosalynn carter tonight at 9:00 eastern, also on c-span radio and www.c-span.org. the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff is pressing congress to act this year on defense policy bill. dempsey wrotee -- to house and senate l
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
the total for the entire month of october. president obama talked up the law's benefits in washington today, and brushed aside rising disapproval in public polls. >> more people without insurance have gained insurance, more than three million young americans who've been able to stay on their parents' plan, the more than half a million americans and counting who are poised to get coverage starting on january 1, some for the very first time. and it is these numbers, not the ones in any poll, that will ultimately determine the fate of this law. >> woodruff: republicans said the new numbers on enrollment are cold comfort to millions who've had their coverage canceled or face higher premiums. 9-1-1 phone calls from sandy hook elementary school, during last year's mass shooting, were made public today. the seven recordings revealed police dispatchers in newtown, connecticut, urging callers to take cover, even as gunfire echoed. 20 children and six educators were shot to death by 20-year- old adam lanza. a judge ordered the audio material released under the state's freedom of information law. the
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 12:00am EST
questions about the thethcare law and unemployment numbers released earlier today. over an hour.le >> i'm four minutes late. that. to apologize for >> you are 45 minutes early. >> you know, even in middle age you can turn over a new leaf. i know that it is infrequent that we are this close to on time and i want to say i owe you a standing apology on that. we are just having fun here. with that, i will wish you all a happy friday even though it is raining. and say that i have a topper. today, as part of the daily messaging effort to highlight specific benefits of the health care law that are already making a big difference, the white house and supporters of reform are focused on how growth and health care costs are at historically low levels along multiple dimensions. according to the most recent projections, health care spending grew at the slowest rate on record over the last three years. real per-person spending grew at a 1.3% rate. this was seen in medicare, medicaid, and private insurance. health care price inflation is at its lowest level in 50 years. healthcare law is currenting t
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
of the health care law. what does that entail? >> this is what democrats wanted for two years. they say every day between now and december 23rd they will do some event to talk about each day one different good part of the health care law in their view. the idea is they got to do something about this sinking poll numbers for health care reform. they got to recalibrate the debate gaven they went through the worst possible coverage of the roll out. the question is, can that work. if the site does work. if people does start to get health care coverage you'll get a different debate. the question is how much damage was done and is this thing fixed? you guys had a good conversation yesterday on the show yes the front end fixed but is the back end fixed in a way to lead people getting coverage that they can trust that insurance companies know what benefits they are getting as far as subsidy from the government to provide. >> if you go on this big campaign to highlight the website and highlight the plan and program it better work, right? so the front end of the website will work but there's problems w
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
.a.r.t. of breaking the law, bargaining in bad faith and refusing to negotiate. now, today a union attorney said b.a.r.t. cannot choose to honor only part of a valid agreement. >> b.a.r.t. continues to point fingers at others and is not taking responsibility for its own actions. b.a.r.t. has never offered to us to negotiate over this supposed mistake. instead, it has approached us by saying take it out. it must come out of the total package agreement. otherwise, we will not approve the contract. >> reporter: attorneys pointed out the b.a.r.t. board repeatedly said it was very involved in negotiations and indicated the agreement signed was the final agreement. this is another chapter in contentious labor negotiations that have taken up a large part of 2013 resulting in two strikes until a tentative agreement was reached. it was in that tentative agreement -- [audio difficulties] >> it appears that we've lost sal there. we'll have much more coming up at 5:00. >>> now that december is here, the cold weather is arriving as well. rosemary orozco is here with the cool temperatures outside our doors and
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am EST
of our borders the nsa is more aggressive. it is not constrained by laws. posing some self- restraint on the nsa. to initiate some reports that can give people more confidence. with does president obama chris matthews at the american university. of wwe are at facebook.com/cspan. let's read some comments -- you can join the conversation by calling in this morning. the numbers are -- another big story making the news this morning in "the washington post," -- lori montgomery reports -- joining us to talk about some of these issues on capitol hill is the news editor at "the hill" newspaper. thank you for joining us this morning. guest: thank you for having me. "the washington post" stated, we are expecting a budget deal to come out this week. what is it going to look like? guest: it is not going to be the grand bargain that has dominated the discussion over the past five years. hikes.looking at tax they are also not looking at significant cuts to medicare, security,or social which are areas republicans say needs to be done. instead we are looking at pretty small things and haggling over w
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
health care law at a white house youth event today. it's the second-straight day he will be talking about obama care. as abc's karen travers tells us, that's by design. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning, john. good morning, diana. president obama highlighted the progress at healthcare.gov. but once again, he reminded americans that the health care law is not just a website. and he had a strong message for republicans. he said the health care law is here to stay. >> my main message today is we're not going back. after just the first month, despite all of the problems in the rollout, about 500,000 people across the country are poised to gain health care coverage threw marketplaces and medicaid beginning on january 1st. >> reporter: but the white house says the problems are almost fixed. over the next three weeks they'll make a big push to get people enrolled so they have health insurance by january 1st. john and diana? >> karen, thank you. >>> now, to a breaking story from mexico. a potential nightmare for u.s. homeland security. a truck carrying radioactive material has been s
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
, but the train would not slow down. this is according to law enforcement who is at the scene. what could have caused that? >> well, it's two pieces. when did he hit the brakes, was he too far into the turn before he hit the brakes, so the recorders are going to tell us when and how much of an application he applied the brakes to. i assume he tried the emergency stop. so the recorders are going to tell us when that happened and just what that means to the accident, but there's a lot more to it than just the speed that this person was going or this train was going. if the condition of the rails, don't lose sight of the fact there was a previous derailment just months before this one at this location, so was the rails repaired properly, was there a problem with the underlying structure of the rails. all of those will be investigated thoroughly. >> the fact that there was an accident close to this location, does that set off warning bells to you? >> oh, yes. yes. the ntsb will focus in on that, definitely, for track condition and geometry. >> in the curve, this went from 70 miles per hour to 30 m
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am PST
, too. >> a lot to look out for. >>> president obama vowing to keep fighting for the health care law, urging americans to focus on the benefits of obama care, despite the barrage of criticism over the rollout of healthcare.gov, that website that had so many problems. >> the bottom line is, this law is working, and will work into the future. people want the financial stability of health insurance. and we're going to keep on working to fix whatever problems come up in any startup, any launch of a project this big that has an impact on one-sixth of our economy. whatever comes up, we're going to just fix it. >> meanwhile, former president bill clinton says his recent suggestion that president obama keep his word and let people keep their health insurance plans was not aimed, or not trying to distance hills from the president's health care law in an effort to help his wife hillary's potential 2016 presidential bid. >> i said nothing about this. not one word, until the president himself spoke. i don't think you can find anybody in america who's worked harder for his re-election or supporte
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
for research. the minnesota case is still pending. find out what your state's public health law is. they're probably not going to give you the results. the results will be just on these handful of diseases, depending on how old your children are, either five, six diseases or 30, 40 diseases, and almost certainly negative on all of them. but somebody did those tests. >> i would like to clarify one thing, though. the tests that were done, say in the 1970's or 1980's, were not genetic tests. no one was look at d.n.a. they were looking at other levels, so they were what would propering called a metabolic screening. >> although with proper respect, i think that's a quibble, in the sense of they weren't testing d.n.a., but we aren't testing it now. we're testing the proteins for most of the neonatal testing. it's still tests of proteins really, but it's a test that tells you something about the underlying d.n.a. > so a word, two things. the f.b.i. did not get ahold of any samples from texas, but the department of defense did for exactly what hank said, namely to look at the frequency of d.n.a.
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
the sermon preached week the new york times. laws this is being received. an aussie croatia in the region as a whole. if you do and we the craze. yes the beach said it was not surprised but was disappointed by the result let's recall that effectively gives the police and also frightening is the meal on a beach called to go. not to accept that these polls though it's possible that by the church back to the faith. it was going to get it tonight at the headquarters of the pro tolerance movement in front of a sign that said he expects the bill on referendum to be change and change the look is kind of referendum. do not repeat in the future. we also expect that the moon some kind of unions or gay couple to be adopted in the future of your thinking about the region there was only a reaction to this referendum in the balls yet there is a huge box in the christian minority in both know that two thirds of them decided that the ban what's much more than price and revolting against the adoption of gay marriage thank you very much indeed to our regional correspondent all we all got up to it. the belo
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
. i recognize mr. abrams for five minutes. >> thank you. i've been involved in veteran's law for over 40 years. the va has faced huge backlogs before, and the va has had to deal with reducing the backlog claims faster, and almost every instance the error rate, especially the error rate for complex claims has gone up. you simply can't go too fast when you have complicated claims. the fist thing we have to talk about is what is a complex claim. some claims by their very nature are complicated. special monthly compensation traumatic brain injury. the regulation dealing with tbi is so complicated that some people call it the i did -- da vinci code. look at it sometime and you'll be impressed. some claims can be complex as they are developed by the va. or as evidence from the claimant comes in. ancillary issues arise, different theories of service connection come up they can become more difficult. and some claims more than a few and more than i like can become complicated because va error. and in those cases the v
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
studies law, and joins the african national congress, a political party and resistence moving fighting the segregation that was so deeply divisive. that passed laws taking segregation to an extreme. >> celebrated 3 million people to black homelands. denying their right to vote and travel. stripping them of citizen ship. nelson mandela was only 30. he soon became convinces peaceful demonstrations would never be enough to uproot the oppressive racist structure, so he helped form and run an armed guerilla movement. a campaign of bombings and sabotage against government targets in the early 60's, led to his arrest and prosecution, along with others in the movement. convicted by spared a death sentence, mandela would spend more than a quarter of a century, 27 years behind prison walls. 18 of those at the notorious robin island. through repression, and the violence focus the attention of the world on s racism.depth of south boycottability a the economy became the most famous prisoner in the world. the powerful international condemnation, and growing domestic unrest chipped away atar par tide
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
technology used by law enforcement to bring down criminals and the crime rate. that's next on al jazeera. >> they are some of the meanest streets in the country. two cities where the california dream has really been fading into a reality of crime, but oakland and richmond, california, are fighting back. not with boots on the ground, but with bots. technologhat can track a gunshot from thousands of miles away. "techknow's" lindsay moran spent time on the ground to find out how this works. >> reporter: oakland and richmond is a network of high tech ears. acoustic sensors that could be a game changing in reducing gun violence. it's part of "shot spotter." within seconds after a gun is fired the system pinpoints the location, and alerts police dispatchers and patrol units. >> the first thing it shows is that there were multiple gunshot fires and give us pinpoint location. i almost have realtime information where shots are being fired and where i'm going. >> here's how it works. when a gun is fired, the sound is picked up and recorded by multiple season cores placed in different locations. ea
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
. and i think we're beginning to raise that energy enough -- up enough, to pass laws in states and to make moves in cities. unfortunately, as you have illustrated already, we've got a lot of resistance in that republican house of representatives. >> you know, john, the fast food industry is very profitable. it's into the billions. they could afford to pay these people. how do we know? because they're ominously silent about it. bottom line here is, these protests, i think, are going to have to continue. and these are brave workers. these are people without protections who are going out in front of their place of employment, saying i want a raise. and who knows how the owners are going to react to it. they could be taking names and over time they could be moved right out of those positions. i mean, these are brave americans that are stepping up, saying i'm willing to put my job on the line and speak up. now, these big corporations say they can't afford to pay their worke workers more. what's your reaction to that? what are the numbers in this industry? >> it's simply not the case they cannot
FOX
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
's first black law form. he joined congress and campaigned campaigned for non- violent resistance. in 1960 police opened fire on black protesters. 69 people, including 10 children were dead. it pushed the anc to armed struggle. >> i feel that it is useless for us to continue talking peace and non-violence against a government -- >> the anc was outlawed and in 1964 nelson mandela was sentenced to life in prison, convicted of attempting to over throw the government. he became a symbol of resistance. after 27 years he was released in 1990. and emerged as the face of the anti-apartheid movement. four months later he appeared before a standing room only crowd at the oakland coliseum. >> it is you, the people of oakland, the people of the bay area who have given me and my delegation strength and hope. >> free man nelson mandela stepped into negotiations to bring democracy to south africa. in 1993 honored with the noble peace prize. a year later nelson mandela became south africa's first black president. >> never, and never again should it be that this beautiful land will again experience the op
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 12:30pm EST
institutions, good governance, and some aspect of rule of law, not necessarily rule of law that we would attest to, but they have some control of their societies, they are in relatively ok shape. the remainder of the world, most of it, is not. we have large parts of the planet in these less than gathering -- governed areas or regions that do not have the institutions and strength of our education system and financial systems, and definitely, what i believe, one of our national security advantages, our rule of law in the country. those are important aspects we need to keep in mind as we think about the challenges we are likely to face in the future. are all creating hotbeds of economic stagnation and political instability and what i have described as these less than governed regions of the world. demographic challenges, things gender youth all just, imbalance, and aging populations, have the potential to spark widespread unrest in some of these regions. i think we see some of that in different parts of the african content and middle east. what are the implications for national security echo -- s
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 9:20am EST
system. >> and more gun laws will stop violence. newtown, tucson, aurora. >> what do the same celebrities do for money. >> and the british socialist more on that later. >> and people doing things so bizarre, hold on a second, number one, you're telling me jason bateman promises to only flush the toilet after going to number two. that real or fake? i think that's probably real, a guy like him would do that. >> you're right. he says "i'm saving the world." . stuart: we're so lucky. number two, stay right there. harrison ford, this i can't believe. waxed his chest in an effort to save the rain forest. that's got to be false. >> he really-- >> no, no. >> had his chest waxed. stuart: what the devil does waxing your chest-- >> hurts me just the way it hurts us when the rain forest is ripped out. stuart: you've got to be kidding me. >> and he owns seven airplanes. stuart: a good one, john. number three, adrian grenier, she's got a website promoting an environmentally friendly compostable tennis-- >> compostable in america, and yes, really does. a picture of it here. it has seeds in the tongue an
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
in our law enforcement officials. >> i did listen to them. i did hear them. >> reporter: neil lost his 6-year-old son jesse. while he didn't want the calls to be released, he felt compelled to listen. >> i felt it was something i needed to do or wanted to do, just to know. you know, jesse was my son. i brought him into the world. >> reporter: some victims relatives like the daughter of slain principal dawn, the audio helped paint a complete picture. there is nothing on the recordings that violates the victim's privacy, she said, the public has the right to know. one thing all the victim's families stand united on, continuing their loved one's legacy. >> i prefer to focus less on the tragedy but instead be seen as something in a person that is going to help prevent future violence in this country. >> i guess if i had one wish, i wish that everyone could do an act of kindness or try to do a good deed and remember a tragedy in the victims in honor of sandy hook elementary school children and the teachers. >> a media organizations across the country delicately debated what, if anything, from
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 7:30pm EST
earlier. >> your average viewer want's to actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. new details on what lead to that deadly plane crash in new york. the commuter train was traveling far too fast, more than 80 miles an hour down the track. the question is why? lisa stark joins us from washington. what is the latest? >> that train should have been going at 30 miles an hour around the curve. there are no published reports this morning including from wabc, those reports indicate that the engineer, william rockefeller has said he may have zoned out at the controls. he may have dosed off and then snapped awake too late to stop the train in time the ntsb will continue to interview the engineer and also look back at >> welcome back. we're talking about the pope francis effect and how the new pope is making waves and the globe
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
to johannesburg, studied law and joined the african national congress, a political party and resis tent movement fighting the segregation that was so devicive in south africa. those divisions brew even sharper. complete racial separation the resettlement of 3 million people to black homelands. denying they right to vote and travel. themson mandela was only 30. he soon became convinced peaceful demonstrations would never be enough to uproot the oppressive racist structure. so he helped form and run an armed grill ha movement. a campaign of bombings and sabotage in the early 60's, led to his arrest and prosecution. along with others in the movement. >> convicted by spare as death sentence, he would send a quarter of a century behind prison walls. 18 of those at the notorious robin island. outside the fight only grew more fierce, the oppression and the violence focused the word on the racism. boycotts choked off the economy, mandela became the most famous prisoner in the word. the off international condemnation and growing domestic unrest chipped away at apartheid until finally mandela was released
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am PST
in the decision we make and make sure we make the right decision. i have been in law enforcement nearly 50 years. and my prosecution experience has taught me that we need to handle each case equally and fairly. and it's a search for the truth. we did so in this case. our city has two universities, major universities here. and we have dealt with athletes on prior occasions, and made decisions at some time to prosecutor them if the facts merited it. we have carefully examines all of the evidence in this case and have concluded that no charges will be filed against anyone in this case. >> there you have it. that is the headline. i want to talk about this with a number of people at the top of the show. we have cnn's legal analyst and former prosecutor sunny hostin, prosecuted many a rape case, and also former falcons player jamaal anderson, and cnn's martin savidge. big news for folks in tallahass tallahassee. martin, let me begin with you because this percolated. this was a drip, drip slowly. a lot of questions over why this happened and why it took -- we're two days shy of a year to finding out wh
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm EST
in chatsworth, california, in about 2006-7. in any event there is a system where the law is now saying that they want a positive train control where the rails keep pushing that schedule to the right. they hope that they will not allow those delays to occur. >> would it be better for freight trains than it is for passenger trains? >> well, the rail system is very well equipped and does well on its own. amtrak, of course, does not have its own rail system. it runs on the tracks owned by the rail, freight rail system. so freight rail maintains its tracks to 79 mph, and amtrak wants to up it to 135 mph. so they pay that extra amount to the freight rails to get the tracks in condition to be able to have their trains russia runa higher speed. >> we appreciate your insight. thank you very much. >> thanks, good to be with you. >> well now to iran where that country's foreign minister is offering new insight into the historic deal involving the iranian nuclear program. he said u.s.-led sanctions did not push iran to the negotiating table. the u.s. disagrees. >> hand shakes, smiles, a deal. the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
point, urging officers to respond. he was still on the phone when law enforcement officers did enter the school approximately nine minutes after that first 911 call. the gunman, 20-year-old adam lanza reportedly killed himself within minutes from when officers arrived. too late to save 20 children, six educators or lanza's mother, whose body was found at home. six attorneys argued depend the release, they were overruled by the state judge. >> he has read the official police report, peter, do these tapes tell us anything more about the police response in this case? >> no, not from what i saw. i think people were looking to listen to these and maybe find something that could be an answer, maybe a slow response but everything i saw everything i read and what the commission found i think the 911 operators acted, they were the first responders who could do everything they could do. >> has this changed anything? >> i don't think it's changed, just another incident of what is an edification of what has to be done ever since columbine. the term used is an active shooting, whether in a school
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 12:00am EST
of women or change laws, the system, the gender system had to be dismantled. and that led to some very radical proposals. very few women -- most women want their rights. want to be liberated from the capitalist patriarchal oppressive society if there is such a thing. there may be places in the world where such things, the united states, i felt that in the 90's feminism was a great success story. i did not find my colleague celebrating my success. it was almost as if things are better for women and they became more resentful and angry. what may appear to be a conspiracy theory about the patriarchy. >> host: was the feminism movement of the 60's the early feminist, was it necessary in the u.s. in your view? >> guest: absolutely. before the second wave of feminism that started in the early sixties there were also arbitrary barriers holding the men back. you can look at a newspaper and there were jobs for men and jobs for women. i still remember that. women could do a few things and men could do everything else. that had to change. it had to change because it was impressive for so many wom
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
brain energy -- injury and loss of cognitive function. one point is unequal treatment under the law. when i lost my disability insurance, we're limited to like two years whereas some of them as cancer or parkinson's or something like that, he goes on for the rest of their life. we are caught up -- cut off automatically at two years. i have a good psychiatrist. i have an neuropsychiatrist. i have a urologist. all of these guys. seen that these people work together as an integrated team even though they are working on the same bodily organ, our brain, the most complex organ in our body. guest: thanks for calling. those are both critical points. i wish we had the whole 30 minutes to cover both of them. then the focus on the latter point about the integration of care. you're absolutely right. i mean, one of the problems we have here is that we have disciplined smoke all of which are looking at problems from the at thisan that come with very different training, different language, different treatment approaches. imagine for a moment if we had two fields of medicine on the heart, one that
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 5:00pm EST
, grant and a granddaughter in law and of course daughter president next 10. we are pleased to have everyone here. we are going to put the numbers up on the screen. (202)585-3885 in eastern and central time zone. 585-3886 in the mountain and pacific time zones. and now, the eisenhower said mr. smith were talking. you hear a lot about presentation. we've got people lined up here and i'm going to give everyone a chance. i get my questions out of the way really fast. jean edward smith, did president eisenhower like campaigning? >> certainly not in 1952. in 1952, this was a new job that he had to learn. but he learned it effectively ended in 1956, he campaigned quite a bit. .. is somebody that recreated for me -- and i tried -- we tried to capture that in going home to glory. the ambience around the eisenhower office, people enjoying a quiet morning over coffee, and in that period rusty brown and dr. mccann pick up a lot of things that dwight eisenhower did conversationally, and one comment they made that stayed with me, and i reproduced it, is that his highest praise for anybody was to
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 1:40am PST
for directions but never made it. he was on board with his son, daughter in law and his fiance. >>> desperate rescue operation is underway in in the florida everglades. ten whales are dead and dozens remain stranded. wildlife officials will be out at first light hoping to coax the whales to the open water. more from our station in miami. >> reporter: a sad and sickening sight. at least 53 short-fin pilot whales wound up in dangerously shallow waters in the everglades national park. >> their prognosis isn't good. it is difficult rehabilitate these mammals. >> reporter: the lead biologist says ten whales have already died. some beached themselves on the shore. others had to be euthanized. the fate of the rest depends on mother nature. >> once they have been stranded and resting on themselves with their full weight on themselves they do a lot of internal damage. >> reporter: we hit the water to get a closer peek at these stranded whales. but we were kept back as rescuers carried out the long, delicate process of trying to herd the pilot whales into much safer deep water. that's 20 miles away fro
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
political issues, and focus on the advantages of the law. we've been talking about that. i talked about the improvements in health care costs, the reduction in the growth health care cost that we've seen since the pass of the affordable care the affordable care act ensures no one with the pre-existing condition can be denied insurance. already a long time now for the children with pre-existing conditions have not been denied, have not been able to be denied coverage. we're focused on delivering the benefits. we know from similar data that breaks down what people say they care nd want in health benefits are e broadly supported. the the resilience of american people, even when they're trying to get insurance, when we, because of the troubles we caused with the site, it was incumbent on us to fix. they're still there demonstrating in high volume the fact that they believe that this and want ng they need and want to learn more about. we're focused on delivering the benefits to them. we'll see down the road how the affordable care act and the benefits it provides. we'll get about the busines
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
but the train didn't stop according to a law enforcement official. the ntsb, they will look at whether fatigue was a factor. >> we don't have the work history at the moment. we will be developing what we call a 72-hour time line so that we have a good understanding of what sort of activities preceded this accident. >> reporter: rockefeller appeared ko herein another official said, but drug and alcohol tests were conducted. the ntsb says there's no indication at this particular time of sabotage, but they are reviewing surveillance video from a nearby bridge. upon word speed played a role in the crash, new york governor cuomo said any responsible parties will be held accountable. john, zoraida? >> thank you, renee. >>> obama care website has had its first major test in relaunching on sunday and it got close to the 100,000 users it's supposed to handle on a daily basis. people in some states were met with a page that put them in line to get help a problem cleared up overnight. overall the site shows progress but has doubts it can enroll the number of it needs to by the end of march. president oba
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 1:30pm PST
the health care law. open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare >>> someone dies every 19 minutes from a prescription drug overdose and most of these deaths involve painkillers. now, i'll tell you part of the problem is that painkiller prescriptions in this country are being written at a furious pace. dr. lynn webster is considered a leader in the field of pain management, he's president of the american academy of pain medicine. >> we've got over 100 million americans who are experiencing chronic pain. >> he's the author of a scoring system used by doctors to distinguish painkiller addicts from legitimate patients. and he's the founder of this pain clinic in salt lake city. what is his reputation? >> his methods are incorporated into almost every single educational program about prescribing opioids and even accepted by the fda. >> but if you start to ask around a bit, you'll learn that his reputation among some former patients and their families is astonishingly different. >> his reputation is he's known as dr. death. >> known as dr.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 8:00pm EST
to employment anemployment -- implement and improve this law effectively. >> deffectively. do you have good ideas in. bring them to me and let's go. it's part of a white house strategy to promote healthcare until december 23rd. mike viqueira was there at the president's speech and he joins us to the white house. >> we are not going back, john, that is what president obama said he was talking about the days before the affordable care ability when 41 million americans were uninsured. what the president was trying to do se essentially is saying we e not going back to the last two months. the president's healthcare.gov website where folks go on the individual market place to get insurance has been a disaster. and the president now believes that they have turned -- that is what he was trying to do is get back on offense here. he has nervous democrats and look being ingandlooking at whae gubernatorial race a few weeks ago. and there is the three week window. if you are going to sign up and have it effective by january 1st you have to sign up in three weeks. >> john? this pr campaign is it about o
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2013 10:00pm EST
at law school and we would go out to dinner and he and bobby would sit there and talks about the existential issues suffering so dramatically from the assassination of jack kennedy to talk about issues of do you believe in god. i remember vividly i remember to me that opened with my father not on the policy level but on a personal level. >> something to touch on he was also right tea film reviews. and it just does drop to have him give me a chapter and verse about the structure he was the forest, but not the bad way the spending the us numbers at the cape but had told in the wintertime but the letter that comes solid even when he pulls out the stiletto in a graceful way you always know where you stand a and we were talking earlier as happily as the man could he was in the stakeout is in manhattan. [laughter] the civility question is interesting in the earlier volumes that steve been edited he had lunch with kissinger and but to say quite different things of buckley. [laughter] but one thing. >> one of the it vintages of this book over a 50 year period. him in buckley used to
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 8:30am EST
-- institute. they'll be meeting to discuss implementation of the dodd-frank financial regulation law. and later, the senate returns at 2 p.m. eastern for general speeches followed later with more debate on the annual legislation authorizing defense programs and debate and a roll call vote on a judicial nomination. >> representatives from iran and six world powers will meet in vienna this week for the next round of talks concerning iran's nuclear program. we'll have analysis of the ongoing negotiations at an event hosted by the center for strategic and international studies. speakers include former national security adviser brzezinski and new york times columnist tom friedman. cbs news "face the nation" anchor bob schieffer will moderate the event. that gets underway at 5:30 p.m. eastern over on c-span3. >> next, a look at the future of the republican party from political strategist and cnn contributor ana navarro. she talks about changes and demographics require the party to broaden its base with. she also comments on the current divisions within the party and who she thinks are the
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
the law and the e. eastlake and challenged them in pakistan's interest and delight which is still with me. and how i treat it creates because i am and i'm chinese and indians traded leads to my work. my cultural heritage. local taxi two hits and americans love snow. i'm interested in and out for telling the story and the way that they can connect to its large audience at the market universal story on because most of us me at the bench at the one who is an american accent in its honor our immigrants to snow. i'm also interested in and how. i'll wear it. families can come to this place they didn't and made it home and i struggled but you know what the last two games against that. that is also kind of coming to you some of that. stories that they try to tell him i just did it. however to see it essentially. and how we like it i know a. it is. sells steve. the knee is booked in at this hour. in june and then receive double again to speak life into the elusive out at the games and handling the dems didn't get right than ample oh seven amateur singing officially recognized
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
they have enacted fewer than 60 laws in the first 11 months of this year. that is the lowest legislative output ever! the senate, by the way, won't return from its holiday break until december 9th. >> way to go, guys. >>> freezing rain blamed for being crashes in massachusetts including a 65-pile pileup in worcester and it sent more than 40 people to area hospitals and two seriously injured. one family said their dog was killed after their vehicle was rear ended several times. >> indra petersons is here with the weather and all of the answers. >> i can only do it when it's good weather and mild and yelling at me. a day or two, mild conditions into the northeast. you can see where the action is as you look at the water vapor. a big storm in the pacific northwest and energy in the southeast bringing you clouds and maybe light rain. not a big deal. the good plus side to this is the temperatures are actually above normal. look at this. 70s especially through new orleans looking for 77 by the middle of the week. that is a system that is trying to crawl up the east coast so we know conditions
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